#Liberia

  • Article: Africa’s First Elected Female President Won a $5M Prize. She’ll Use It To Empower Women
    Girls & Women

    Africa’s First Elected Female President Won a $5M Prize. She’ll Use It To Empower Women

    By Daniele Selby|May 1, 2018

    She was the first elected female president of any African nation, but doesn't plan to be the last. Read more

  • Article: Trump Is Ending Temporary Protected Status for Liberian Immigrants
    Citizenship

    Trump Is Ending Temporary Protected Status for Liberian Immigrants

    By Phineas Rueckert|March 28, 2018

    An estimated 4,000 Liberian immigrants could be affected. Read more

  • Article: Liberia’s Ex-President Sirleaf Just Won $5 Million Prize for Exceptional Leadership
    Citizenship

    Liberia’s Ex-President Sirleaf Just Won $5 Million Prize for Exceptional Leadership

    By Imogen Calderwood|Feb. 12, 2018

    She was Africa’s first elected female president — and the firsts keep on coming. Read more

  • Article: Africa’s First Female President Bans FGM on Her Last Day in Office
    Girls & Women

    Africa’s First Female President Bans FGM on Her Last Day in Office

    By Daniele Selby|Jan. 22, 2018

    Nearly half of women and girls in Liberia have been subjected to FGM. Read more

  • Article: These 5 Small African Countries Will Be Among the Hardest Hit by Trump’s Budget Cuts
    Citizenship

    These 5 Small African Countries Will Be Among the Hardest Hit by Trump’s Budget Cuts

    By Phineas Rueckert|June 29, 2017

    Across the board, foreign aid cuts will devastate smaller countries that rely on the US for aid. Read more

  • Article: Struggling After Ebola, Liberian Girls Miss School to Work, Sell Sex
    Education

    Struggling After Ebola, Liberian Girls Miss School to Work, Sell Sex

    May 16, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Ebola saw poverty levels rise significantly at the same time that education was interrupted. Read more

  • Article: How Two Ordinary Citizens Stepped Up to Be Legit Changemakers in Global Health
    Citizenship

    How Two Ordinary Citizens Stepped Up to Be Legit Changemakers in Global Health

    By Zachory Nowosadzki|April 6, 2017|Johnson & Johnson

    Their actions will inspire you. Read more

  • Article: Heroic Ebola Survivor Named Time Person of the Year Dies in Childbirth
    Health

    Heroic Ebola Survivor Named Time Person of the Year Dies in Childbirth

    By Yosola Olorunshola|March 1, 2017

    After surviving the deadly disease, she fell victim to a broken health system. Read more